BESSIE AND RICHARD AUSTIN
Austin Austin creators of organic hair and body products was founded by Bessie and Richard Austin, a daughter and father team from Norfolk. An early adopter of the organic philosophy Richard has worked in this field since the 70’s and has been a member of The Soil Association since 1979, he is also founder of Rainbow Wholefoods and Kingfisher Natural Toothpaste. Bessie grew up eating organic food and using natural products and worked in design and advertising in her pre Austin Austin life.
As a family run business they are committed to making these products as good as they can be and they undertake almost every process close to their home in East Anglia making their carbon footprint as minimal as possible. They want every bottle of Austin Austin to be of exquisite quality, to be a canvas for artwork on the bathroom shelf and to be priced in a way that ensures that their products don’t become too precious to be properly enjoyed each and every day.